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What are chances for scrotal hernia to strangulate after having for 10 or more years?

What are chances for scrotal hernia to strangulate after having for 10 or more years?

Scrotal hernia risks: Unfortunately strangulation of a hernia can occur without warning so you still are at risk. If its bothering you or getting bigger - its time to have it evaluated. It will only get bigger with time - ...Read more

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Hernia (Definition)

The ascendence of the gastroesophageal junction into the chest above the diaphragm through the ...Read more


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I have a weird veiny glob in my scrotum. It doesn't hurt or bother me but I am concerned it may be a hernia or something. What it it?

I have a weird veiny glob in my scrotum. It doesn't hurt or bother me but I am concerned it may be a hernia or something. What it it?

Varicocele?: Based on your description, this sounds like a varicocele, which is a benign condition with some health implications for fertility. You should establish what this is to be certain it isn't something more serious by visiting your doctor or urologist. ...Read more

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I have an hernia to the left side of my scrotum, when lifting at work it has started to get realy painful expecially at night. What should I do?

I have an hernia to the left side of my scrotum, when lifting at work it has started to get realy painful expecially at night. What should I do?

Surgical Repair: An inguinal hernia in a young person, especially when causing symptoms, needs to be repaired surgically: inguinal herniorrhaphy. The risks of any hernia are incarceration or strangulation of the contents of a hernia which is usually a segment of your small bowel which is an emergency situation. Best to have hernia repaired before this type of problem occurs. Recommend see a general surgeon soon. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for surgery to correct a large hernia in his scrotum?

What is the recovery time for surgery to correct a large hernia in his scrotum?

Usual course: Your surgeon should have covered this in depth with you. If he or she did not, see someone who will. Pain (or discomfort as we doctors call it), swelling and some bruising are all normal. The most intense portion lasts about three days. Everyone is a bit different, but most are back to nearly normal within a few weeks. ...Read more

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I currently have hernia in scrotum. I have no insurance. I'm seeking employment with john deere, but cannot pass physical. Searching for dr to do probono?

I currently have hernia in scrotum. I have no insurance. I'm seeking employment with john deere, but cannot pass physical. Searching for dr to do probono?

Consider: Checking with your county hospital as you may qualify for indigent care. Remember the surgeons fee even if pro bono is only a very small part of the cost of the surgery. You have the hospital fees, anesthesia fees, pathology fees to also consider. I t will not be free even if the surgeon agrees to perform the surgery pro bono. ...Read more

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I've had an hernia 3 years ago...I've recently helped a friend move...I've been having pain in my groining and scrotum...last night I've seen my a t?

I've had an hernia 3 years ago...I've recently helped a friend move...I've been having pain in my groining and scrotum...last night I've seen my a t?

Incarcerated hernia: Hernia 3 years ago suggests repair was performed and that recurrence has developed. If no repair and hernia dormant then moving effort has caused the hernia to become incarcerated with bowel extending into upper scrotum then inn either case surgical consult needed to consider repair with relief of symptoms.. ...Read more

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If my newborn has a lump in his scrotum, does he have a hernia?

If my newborn has a lump in his scrotum, does he have a hernia?

Maybe: A lump in your baby's scrotum could be related to a hernia, which is a piece of the intestine that finds it way to the scrotal sac. Or the swelling in the scrotum could be a hydrocele, an accumulation of fluid in the scrotum. Or it could signal trauma to the area, or a torsion, which happens when the testicle twists upon itself, which can be serious. Ask your doctor to check your baby's scrotum. ...Read more

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L groin pain from hernia worsening and pushing into scrotum?

L groin pain from hernia worsening and pushing into scrotum?

Needs evaluated: Thanks for your question! Any hernia that is producing a lot of pain deserves to be seen at the emergency department ASAP. ...Read more

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How long for swelling in scrotum after hernia operation to go?

How long for swelling in scrotum after hernia operation to go?

Depends: This depends on how long the surgery was or how large the hernia was before the surgery. Larger hernias may have more swelling initially after surgery. The swelling usually resolves over a few days, and sometimes over 2-3 weeks if it was a larger or complicated hernia repair. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of being infertile after a scrotal hernia?

Quite low: If your other side is normal. The chances of injury to the testicle on the hernia side is low to begin with. Even in the unlikely event that this side is injured somehow, the other side will produce enough sperm. ...Read more

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How long does it take for swelling in scrotum after hernia operation to go down?

Days to weeks: Depends on whether or not the hernia extended into the scrotum, but typically this would resolve on its own in days to weeks. For large hernias it may be weeks to months. ...Read more

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Weird question...is it possible for a hernia to cause intestines to fall in the scrotum?

Weird question...is it possible for a hernia to cause intestines to fall in the scrotum?

Not weird questions: Yes possible large inguinal hernias bowel enters the scrotum, you need to see your surgeon before causing complications like strangulation of bowel. Elective (planed) surgery is a simple low risk out patient procedure. ...Read more

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Scrotal hernia since 10 or younger and now 20 it has a numb feeling is this serious or not?

Scrotal hernia since 10 or younger and now 20 it has a numb feeling is this serious or not?

Here are some...: It is overdue to hang around with a hernia for more than 10 years; it is too long especially in the US. Now is the time to confirm what it may be, hydrocele or inguinal hernia or cyst? To get these done correctly is not that hard by following instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Welcome to contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC..... ...Read more

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I have a hernia that has made its way into my scrotum and I have no insurance. Can I go to er and get treated right away?

I have a hernia that has made its way into my scrotum and I have no insurance. Can I go to er and get treated right away?

Possibly. But...: Unless you are in severe pain or vomiting that would be the wrong way to do it. You are likely to end up with a huge bill and be sent to collections. Better to see a surgeon and ask for a 'self-pay' discount. (We give more than 50% discount). Furthermore, the hospital bill is 4-10 times the surgeon fee. Many hospitals will wave the fee or reduce it if you meet their charity requirements ...Read more

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Scrotal hernia for 10 years and now faintness feeling when getting up after laying down. Is this serious and are they related?

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Scrotal hernia for 10 years and now faintness feeling when getting up after laying down. Is this serious and are they related?

Here are some...: It is overdue to hang around with a hernia for more than 10 years; it is too long especially in the US. Now is the time to confirm what it may be, hydrocele or inguinal hernia or cyst? To get these done correctly is not that hard by following instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Welcome to contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC..... ...Read more

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Does a hernia surgery in the scrotum afect fertility?

Does a hernia surgery in the scrotum afect fertility?

Maybe...: During hernia repair, particularly in young boys, the vas deferens (tube that carries sperm) can be damaged and scar, preventing sperm passage. Rarely, in adults having this operation, the testiculat blood supply can be compromised and cause shrinkage or even loss of a testicle, which can affect fertility. But keep in mind, most hernia repairs go well without any problems. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right scrotum and my tummy is flabby. Ct scan shows no hernia. What could be reason for pain in my scrotum?

I have pain in my right scrotum and my tummy is flabby. Ct scan shows no hernia. What could be reason for pain in my scrotum?

Sports hernia?: A "sports hernia" is not a true hernia but laxity of the abdominal wall. Your discomfort may be due to irritation of the ilio-inguinal or genitofemoral nerves which reside in the lower abdominal wall and are at risk with weak abdominal wall musculature. An examination will help decide if this is what you have. Treatment is rest and ibuprofen. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more